7 Reasons Netbooks Will Fade Away

by Jay Bika on November 20, 2008 · 1 comment

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Not everyone is as excited about netbooks as Netbook Era is. Channel Web writes: “As global economies continue their inexorable meltdowns, the low-cost, small-form-factor portable PCs known as netbooks are becoming ragingly popular. But while status-conscious early netbook adopters enjoy showing off the tiny machines in offices and coffee shops around the world, netbooks have some serious limitations that will likely prevent them from ever gaining widespread acceptance.

(Photo: Môsieur J.)

Now, there’s a clear difference between netbooks not going all mainstream à la iPod or supporting Obama and them disappearing à la VHS or William Hung. Anyway, check out the 7 reasons and let me know what you think.

When you’re done reading the Channel Web article, you may want to check out a piece I wrote on the topic before coming across the above article (Are Netbooks a Fad?)

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